Cape Verdean singer Lura, the Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra, singer and multi-instrumentalist Mercedes Peón, Manchester-based group Edward II and more
The August/September (#120) edition is on sale in the UK from today. The free exclusive 15-track covermount CD features ten tracks from our latest Top of the World albums and a guest playlist by English playwright and screenwriter Lee Hall.
Free with every copy is our new 36-page International World Music Festival Guide, the perfect supplement to help get you ready for your next musical adventure.
Featured on the Top of the World CD are new tracks from Portuguese fado singer Ricardo Ribeiro, musician and record producer Quantic, and Trinidadian calypso queen Calypso Rose.
Lura – The Cape Verdean singer Lura talks about her heritage, and why she’s a responsible rebel
Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Mark Mulholland speaks about his latest musical project and album
Mercedes Peón – The singer and multi-instrumentalist who has single-handedly helped revitalise Galician traditional music
Edward II – The Mancunian band discuss the inspiration behind their latest project
Breabach – We catch up with the Scottish five-piece in France in the midst of an astounding world tour
Oumou Sangaré – A Beginner’s Guide to the Malian singer and her iconic discography
Lee Hall – A playlist and interview with the English playwright and screenwriter, who talks about his love of music
The Grit Orchestra – The ambitious orchestral project dedicated to the late musician Martyn Bennett
PLUS! Reviews of the latest CD, book and world cinema releases.